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State wants pictures of "king tides"

December 6th, 2013 - 11:15am

SEATTLE (AP) - The high winter tides known as "king tides" are rising on Washington coastal waters this month and next.

The state Ecology Department says they are a normal and naturally occurring event. But they offer a glimpse of how rising sea levels from climate change could affect the shorelines.

The department is asking the public to share photos of high tides through its website.

--- http://www.ecy.wa.gov/climatechange/ipa-hightide-map.htm


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